Golden Disc Awards 2022: Air date, where to watch, lineup, winners of K-pop show

The 36th GDAs nominations and winners include veterans like BTS, IU, GOT7 and monster rookies like aespa and STAYC


                            Golden Disc Awards 2022: Air date, where to watch, lineup, winners of K-pop show
GOT7, Hyuna, aespa and Seventeen are nominated (@GOT7Official, @aespa_official, @pledis_17/Twitter, @hyunah_aa/Instagram)
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More and more year-end award shows are releasing information about their K-pop performance lineup and nominees. We first had the 2021 Asia Artist Awards and the MelOn Music Awards taking place in the last few weeks with winners like BTS, IU, aespa, Lee Mujin and more. And now the industry is preparing for the 36th Golden Disc Awards aka GDAs 2022.

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The Golden Disc Awards was launched in 1986 and has been held all over Asia from Japan to Malaysia and China. It was organized as a music festival and held over two days but has changed to a 1-day event for 2022. For the 35th GDAs, we had winners like BTS, IU, Blackpink and glamorous performances from the likes of GOT7, Monsta X and TWICE. Well, here’s everything we know so far about the Golden Disc Awards 2022.

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The Golden Disc Awards will be held in January 2022 (@GoldenDisc_en/Twitter)

Air date and time

The 36th Golden Disc Awards will be held on January 8, 2022 at 3 pm KST (1 am ET).

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Where to watch

The K-pop award show will take place at Seoul Gocheok Sky Dome. The Golden Disc Awards 2022 will be broadcast on JTBC’s channels JTBC, JTBC2 and JTBC4. For international fans, it will be live-streamed on Seezn and TBS Channel1. The show is also being live-streamed on Golden Disc Awards’ YouTube channel​.

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Hosts

The show will be hosted by singer Sung Si-kyung, actress Lee Da-hee and entertainer Lee Sung-gi.

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Actor Presenters:
Koo Kyo-hwan
Paek Hee-soon
Shin Hyun-been
Ahn Bo-hyun
Ahn Hyo-Seop
Oh Jung-se
Woo Do-hwan
Lee Do-hyun
Lee Si-eon
Jeon So-min
Jun Jong-seo
Jung Woo-sung
Ju Ji-hoon
Jin Seo-yeon
Han Sun-hwa
Han Chae-young

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Performance lineup

aespa
Enhypen
BigMama
The Boyz
BTS - They will not be performing live since they are on a short hiatus
Brave Girls
IU
Heize
Jeon Somi
Lee Mujin
Lim Youngwoong
Oh My Girl
Seventeen
STAYC
Stray Kids
TXT


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K-pop nominations

The 2022 GDAs are looking at releases between November 2020 and November 2021 and will be counting record sales till mid-December 2021. They will be looking at the data from the Gaon Music Chart. The main awards criteria are 60% sales and 40% expert evaluation. Only the Popular Vote Awards are 100% fan votes-based. Voting will begin at a later date on GDA website.

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Winners are in bold.



 

Best Digital Song Bonsang (Main Award):
aespa – ‘Next Level’
AKMU – ‘NAKKA’ ft IU
ASH ISLAND – ‘MELODY’
BEN – ‘Lonely night’
Big Mama – ‘One Day More’
Brave Girls – ‘Chi Mat Ba Ram’
BTS – ‘Butter’
Davichi – ‘Just hug me’
(G)I-DLE – ‘HWAA’
GyeongseoYeji and Jeon Gunho – ‘If you lovingly call my name’
Heize – ‘HAPPEN’
Huh Gak – ‘How did we’
HyunA – ‘I’m Not Cool’
ITZY – ‘In the morning’
IU – ‘Celebrity’
Jeon Somi – ‘DUMB DUMB’
Red Velvet’s Joy – ‘Hello’
Jung Dong Ha – ‘I Still Love You’
Lee Mujin – ‘Traffic Light’
Lee Ye Joon – ‘On That Day’
Lim Young Woong – ‘My Starry Love’
Oh My Girl – ‘Dun Dun Dance’
Red Velvet – ‘Queendom’
Blackpink’s Rosé – ‘On The Ground’
SHINee – ‘Don’t Call Me’
Sojeong – ‘If You Were Still Here’
Song I Han – ‘I will be your shining star’
STAYC – ‘ASAP’
Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon – ‘Weekend’
TWICE – ‘Alcohol-Free’

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Best Album Bonsang (Main Award):
2PM – ‘MUST’
aespa – ‘Savage’
ASTRO – ‘All Yours’
ATEEZ – ‘ZERO : FEVER Part.3’
BTS – ‘BE’
CRAVITY – ‘HIDEOUT: BE OUR VOICE – SEASON 3.’
D.O. – ‘Empathy’
ENHYPEN – ‘DIMENSION : DILEMMA’
(G)I-DLE – ‘I burn’
Golden Child – ‘GAME CHANGER’
GOT7 – ‘Breath of Love : Last Piece’
Kim Ho Joong – ‘The Classic Album I – My Favorite Arias’
ITZY – ‘CRAZY IN LOVE’
IU – ‘LILAC’
Key – ‘BAD LOVE’
LOONA – ‘[&]’
MONSTA X – ‘One Of A Kind’
NCT – ‘RESONANCE Pt. 2’
NCT 127 – ‘Sticker’
NCT DREAM – ‘Hot Sauce’
NU’EST – ‘Romanticize’
ONEUS – ‘BLOOD MOON’
PENTAGON – ‘LOVE or TAKE’
SEVENTEEN – ‘Attacca’
Stray Kids – ‘NOEASY’
Super Junior – ‘The Renaissance’
THE BOYZ – ‘THRILL-ING’
TWICE – ‘Taste of Love’
TXT – ‘The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE’
TVXQ’s Yunho – ‘NOIR’

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Rookie Artist of the Year:
aespa
EPEX
Jo Yu Ri
Kwon Eun Bi
Lee Chan Won
MIRAE
OMEGA X
PURPLE KISS
STAYC

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Seezn's Most Popular Artist Award:
(G)I-DLE
2PM
Aespa
AKMU
Ash Island
Astro
Ateez
Ben
BigMama
Brave Girls
BTS
Cravity
Davichi
EXO's D.O.
Epex
Enhypen
Golden Child
GOT7
GyeongseoYeji & Jeon Keon-ho
Itzy
IU
Heize
Huh Gak
Hyuna
Jeon Somi
Red Velvet's Joy
Jo Yuri
Jung Dong-ha
Kim Ho-joong
Kwon Eunbi
Lee Chan-won
Lee Mujin
Lee Ye-joon
Lim Youngwoong
Loona
Mirae
Monsta X
NCT
NCT 127
NCT Dream
NU'EST
Oh My Girl
Omega X
Oneus
Purple Kiss
Red Velvet
Blackpink's Rosé
Seventeen
Shinee
Sojung
Song I-han
STAYC
Stray Kids
Super Junior
Girls' Generation's Taeyeon
The Boyz
TXT
TWICE
TVXQ's Yunho

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Best Group Award:

Brave Girls

Best Performance Award:

The Boyz

Jeon Somi

Best Solo Artist:

Lim Youngwoong

Cosmopolitan Artist Award:

Seventeen

aespa

Artist of the Year:

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aespa

Album of the Year (Daesang):

BTS - 'BE'

Song of the Year (Daesang):

IU - 'Celebrity'